The ingredient that causes the high associated with cannabis, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), has been identified as the molecular mechanism that fast-tracks cancer growth in patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive head and neck…
Parents and caregivers can help promote the benefits of ideal oral health to children during National Children’s Dental Health Month, which kicks off February 1.
As the connection between oral health and overall health becomes clearer, patients are more motivated to maintain good oral health.
Patients with cancer experiencing xerostomia may benefit from acupuncture treatment during the radiation stages of therapy.
A systematic review and meta-analysis suggest better-conducted longitudinal studies are needed to establish a possible causal link between metabolic syndrome and tooth loss.
Rather than a one-size-fits-all approach, new research suggests a system-based approach is needed to improve oral health outcomes for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
Researchers have taken aprepitant—a US Food and Drug Administration-approved drug that previously failed in clinical trials for pain—and repackaged it using a novel, nano-based technology to deliver the drug into specific compartments of…